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Peter Heller

Biography

Peter Heller

Peter Heller is the bestselling author of THE DOG STARS. He holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop in both fiction and poetry. An award-winning adventure writer and a longtime contributor to NPR, Heller is a contributing editor at Outside magazine, Men’s Journal, and National Geographic Adventure, and a regular contributor to Bloomberg Businessweek. He is also the author of several nonfiction books, including KOOK, THE WHALE WARRIORS and HELL OR HIGH WATER: Surviving Tibet’s Tsangpo River. He lives in Denver, Colorado.

Books by Peter Heller

by Peter Heller - Fiction

In the wake of tragedy, Jim Stegner, a well-known expressionist painter, abandoned the art scene of Santa Fe to start fresh in the valleys of rural Colorado. Now he spends his days painting and fly-fishing, trying to find a way to live with the dark impulses that sometimes overtake him. But one afternoon, Jim comes across a man beating a small horse, and a brutal encounter rips his quiet life wide open.